A 7-step process – how to hire great people

If you’re like some of my business owner clients, you don’t hire that often and so, when you do, it’s difficult to remember how to hire, let alone how to hire great people.. There’s no one or two things that help you through the steps of hiring or can help you hire... Read »

6 Leadership Skills Biz Owners Need

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]You’re not a good leader just because you … Are the owner Occupy a position at the top of the ladder Are smarter Work harder Have more money Know how to tell people what to do Know more about the work than anyone else Some or all of... Read »

How to find good people

How to find good people is a top concern for nearly all my clients. The solution doesn’t lie in how to find good people as much as it does in preparing your company for the workforce as it today vs how it used to be.  There’s a future workforce and we need to prepare... Read »

3 Step Process to Practice Candor

Last week I wrote that you aren’t being nice when you lack candor in your conversations—it isn’t caring to string your employees along with indirect words containing mixed messages that leave them guessing at what you really meant. It isn’t good for your family... Read »

Candor Makes Business Work Better

Candor:  Dispensing with phoniness The lack of candor is “one of the most common and destructive problems in business, and in society, for that matter—“  That’s what Jack Welch said in Winning: The Answers.  I often see a lack of candor as a business coach we well as... Read »